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Understanding the Scriptures : A Complete Course on Bible Study,9781890177478

Understanding the Scriptures : A Complete Course on Bible Study

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1890177474
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Pub. Date:
4/8/2005
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Midwest Theological Forum
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Table of Contents

Abbreviations used for the Books of the Bible x
Abbreviations used for Documents of the Magisterium x
Foreword xi
What is the Bible?
6(17)
What Catholics Believe About The Bible
7(1)
Sidebar: What does it mean to say the Bible is divinely inspired?
8(1)
Chart: Periods Of Bible History
9(1)
How The Bible Was Written
10(1)
The Bible Is Sacred Literature
11(1)
The Bible Is Religious
12(1)
Sidebar: Does the Bible contain any errors? Is everything in the Bible true?
12(1)
Chart: Archaeological Periods And Biblical Events
13(1)
What ``Salvation History'' Is
14(1)
Chart: Covenant History
15(1)
The Church Will Be Our Guide
16(1)
Sidebar: What is the Canon of the Bible?
16(1)
How The Canon Came To Be
17(1)
The Canon Of Scripture
18(1)
Supplementary Reading
19(1)
Vocabulary
20(1)
Study Questions
21(1)
Practical Exercises
21(1)
From The Catechism
22(1)
The Old Testament
23(20)
The Books Of The Old Testament
26(1)
The Law
26(1)
Sidebar: J. E. D. and P
27(1)
History
28(2)
Wisdom
30(1)
Sidebar: What is Wisdom Literature?
30(1)
Prophecy
31(1)
Sidebar: What is Prophetic Literature?
32(1)
Sidebar: Finding The Date
33(1)
Quick Outline Of Old Testament History
34(4)
What Typology Is And How It Works
38(1)
Supplementary Reading
39(1)
Vocabulary
40(1)
Study Questions
40(1)
Practical Exercises
41(1)
From The Catechism
41(2)
The Creation Of The World
43(24)
Days 1-3: Creating Form
45(1)
Days 4-6: Filling The Void
46(2)
Seventh Day: The Sabbath Covenant With Creation
48(1)
Creation: A Covenant With The Universe
49(1)
Understanding Time As Part Of Creation
50(1)
Creation Is Good
50(1)
Sidebar: Is it True?
51(1)
The Creation Of Human Beings In The Image Of God
52(1)
The Marriage Covenant
52(2)
God Our Father
54(2)
The Fall
56(1)
Spiritual Death
57(1)
``Where Are You?''
58(1)
The First Gospel
58(1)
The Curse
58(1)
Evil
59(1)
Sidebar: Creation And Evolution
60(2)
Supplementary Reading
62(1)
Vocabulary
63(1)
Study Questions
64(1)
Practical Exercises
65(1)
From The Catechism
66(1)
The Early World
67(18)
The Evil Line Of Cain
68(2)
The Righteous Line Of Seth
70(1)
The Sons Of God And The Daughters Of Men
71(1)
The Flood
72(1)
Sidebar: Did the Flood Really Happen?
73(1)
The Covenant With Noah
74(1)
Sidebar: Another Story Of The Flood
75(1)
The Curse On Canaan
76(1)
Chart: Table Of Nations
77(1)
The Arrogance Of The Children Of Ham
78(1)
Sidebar: The Real Tower Of Babel
79(2)
Supplementary Reading
81(1)
Vocabulary
82(1)
Study Questions
83(1)
Practical Exercises
83(1)
From The Catechism
84(1)
Abraham, Our Father
85(22)
The Life Of A Nomad
86(2)
The Promises To Abram
88(1)
Map: Abraham's Migration In The Near East
89(1)
Sidebar: From Abram To Abraham
89(1)
Map: The Journeys Of Abraham In Canaan
90(1)
1. God's Oath: Land And A Nation
91(2)
2. God's Oath: Kingship And A Name
93(2)
Sodom And Gomorrah
95(3)
Map: The Story Of Lot
98(1)
3. The Binding Of Isaac And God's Third Oath
99(3)
Supplementary Reading
102(1)
Vocabulary
103(1)
Study Questions
104(1)
Practical Exercises
105(1)
From The Catechism
106(1)
The Patriarchs
107(20)
Finding A Wife For Isaac
107(3)
Jacob And Esau
110(2)
Map: The Journeys Of Isaac And Rebekah
112(1)
Jacob's Ladder
113(1)
Jacob And Laban
114(1)
Map: The Journeys Of Jacob And Rachel
115(1)
Twelve Sons
116(1)
Sidebar: The Twelve Tribes Of Israel
116(1)
Wrestling With God: Jacob Named Israel
117(2)
Joseph's Brothers Sell Him As A Slave
119(2)
Map: The Sale Of Joseph
121(1)
God Turns Evil Into An Instrument Of Salvation
122(2)
Supplementary Reading
124(1)
Vocabulary
125(1)
Study Questions
125(1)
Practical Exercises
126(1)
From The Catechism
126(1)
The Exodus
127(22)
The Birth And Rescue Of Moses
128(1)
Moses Rebels
129(1)
Sidebar: The Date Of The Exodus
130(1)
The Burning Bush: God Reveals His Name To Moses
131(2)
The Message To Pharaoh
133(1)
The Plagues
134(2)
The Passover
136(1)
The Passover Lamb As A Type Of Christ
137(1)
Map: The Route Of The Exodus
138(1)
Escape From Egypt
139(1)
Spiritual Food In The Wilderness
140(2)
The Covenant At Sinai
142(2)
The Temple In Heaven And On Earth
144(1)
The Decalogue And The Natural Law
144(1)
Supplementary Reading
145(1)
Vocabulary
146(1)
Study Questions
147(1)
Practical Exercises
147(1)
From The Catechism
148(1)
The Law
149(18)
The Golden Calf Changes Israel's Relationship With God
151(1)
The Institution Of The Priesthood
152(2)
After The Fall
154(1)
Heaven On Earth
155(1)
The Law
156(1)
In The Wilderness
157(2)
The Constitution Of Israel
159(1)
Sidebar: Israel And America
160(1)
A Close Look At Deuteronomy
161(1)
Outline Of Deuteronomy
161(1)
Sidebar: The Tabernacle In The Wilderness
162(1)
Supplementary Reading
163(1)
Vocabulary
164(1)
Study Questions
165(1)
Practical Exercises
165(1)
From The Catechism
166(1)
The Rise Of The Kingdom
167(22)
The Conquest Begins
169(2)
Map: Canaan At The Time Of The Conquest
171(1)
Sidebar: Jericho
172(1)
Map: The Route Of The Spies
172(1)
Joshua's Covenant with Israel
173(1)
Sidebar: The Right Time to Attack
174(1)
Map: The Invasion Of Canaan
174(1)
Chart: Early Israel And Her Neighbors
175(1)
Map: The Capture Of The Ark
175(1)
The Judges
176(1)
Chart: The Judges Of Israel
177(1)
Samuel the King-Maker
178(2)
Saul, the Anointed One
180(1)
Saul's First Big Mistake
180(1)
Map: The Kingdom Of Saul
181(1)
Saul's Second Big Mistake
182(2)
The Man after God's own Heart
184(1)
Supplementary Reading
185(1)
Vocabulary
186(1)
Study Questions
187(1)
Practical Exercises
188(1)
The Kingdom Of David
189(18)
Jerusalem, David's New Capital
191(1)
Map: David's Kingdom
192(1)
Bringing The Ark To Jerusalem
193(1)
Sidebar: The Liturgy Of The Ark
194(1)
The Covenant With David
195(3)
Beyond Sinai To Zion
198(1)
The Davidic Covenant: Seven Primary Features
199(2)
Sidebar: The Davidic Covenant In Psalm 89
201(1)
The Davidic Covenant: Three Secondary Features
202(1)
Summary: The Main Features Of The Davidic Covenant
203(1)
Supplementary Reading
204(1)
Vocabulary
205(1)
Study Questions
205(1)
Practical Exercises
206(1)
Wise King Solomon
207(14)
Map: Jerusalem In The Time Of David And Solomon
209(1)
Imperial Israel
210(1)
Map: Solomon's United Kingdom
211(1)
The Wisdom Of Solomon
212(1)
Solomon Builds The Temple
213(2)
Sidebar: Building Materials For Solomon's Temple
215(1)
Solomon's Pride And Apostasy
216(1)
Sidebar: The Idol Gods Of Solomon's Wives
217(1)
Supplementary Reading
218(1)
Vocabulary
219(1)
Study Questions
219(1)
Practical Exercises
220(1)
The Divided Kingdom
221(18)
The Torn Kingdom
222(2)
Map: The Divided Kingdoms Of Israel And Judah
224(1)
Back To The Golden Calf
225(1)
Good And Bad Kings
226(1)
Jonah
226(2)
Elijah And Jezebel
228(2)
Elijah At Sinai
230(1)
Map: The Journeys Of Elijah And Elisha
231(1)
Elijah And Elisha
232(1)
The Assyrian Threat
233(1)
The End Of Israel
234(1)
Map: The Downfall Of Israel
234(1)
Supplementary Reading
235(1)
Vocabulary
236(1)
Study Questions
237(1)
Practical Exercises
238(1)
Conquest And Exile
239(22)
The Great Prophet Isaiah
241(3)
Sidebar: Hezekiah Defends Jerusalem
244(1)
The Wicked King Manasseh
245(1)
The Great Reform
246(1)
Jeremiah Sees The End Of The World
247(2)
Map: The Fall Of Judah
249(1)
The Impossible Promise
250(2)
The Exodus Reversed
252(1)
Map: The Babylonian Empire
253(1)
The Babylonian Exile
254(2)
Daniel: Heroic Stories Of The Exile
256(2)
Supplementary Reading
258(1)
Vocabulary
259(1)
Study Questions
260(1)
Practical Exercises
260(1)
A Remnant Returns
261(12)
Belshazzar's Feast
262(2)
Cyrus The Messiah
264(1)
Sidebar: Rulers Of The Persian Empire
264(1)
Beginning The New Jerusalem
265(1)
Map: The Return Of The Exiles
265(1)
Trouble With The Samaritans
266(1)
Ezra The Scribe
267(1)
What God Really Wants
268(1)
The Promise Unfulfilled
269(1)
Supplementary Reading
270(1)
Vocabulary
271(1)
Study Questions
271(1)
Practical Exercises
272(1)
From The Catechism
272(1)
Revolt Of The Maccabees
273(14)
Only One World To Conquer
275(1)
Map: Conquests Of Alexander The Great
276(1)
Jerusalem In The Middle
277(1)
The Final Desecration
277(1)
Amazing Success Of The Maccabees
278(1)
Map: The Hasmonean Kingdom
279(1)
Chart: Maccabees Family Tree
280(1)
What The Jews Believed
281(2)
Sidebar: The Story Of Hanukkah
283(1)
Supplementary Reading
284(1)
Vocabulary
285(1)
Study Questions
286(1)
Practical Exercises
286(1)
The World Of The New Testament
287(18)
The Prophecies Fulfilled?
288(1)
The Pharisees
289(1)
Sidebar: Judaism In New Testament Times
290(1)
The Sadducees
291(1)
After The Maccabees
291(1)
Herod The Great
292(1)
Chart: The Herods' Family Tree
293(1)
When The Time Had Fully Come
294(1)
Religion In The Roman Empire
294(1)
Map: Herod's Sons Inherit His Kingdom
295(1)
The Spread Of The Jewish Religion
296(1)
Map: The Roman Empire
297(1)
Proselytes Of The Gate
298(1)
Judea And Galilee
298(2)
The Samaritans
300(1)
Supplementary Reading
301(1)
Vocabulary
302(1)
Study Questions
303(1)
Practical Exercises
303(1)
From The Catechism
304(1)
The New Testament
305(14)
How The New Testament Is Organized
307(1)
The New Law: The Four Gospels
307(1)
Matthew
308(1)
Mark
309(1)
Luke
310(1)
John
311(1)
History: The Acts Of The Apostles
312(1)
Wisdom: The Epistles
313(1)
Prophecy: The Revelation
314(1)
Supplementary Reading
315(1)
Vocabulary
316(1)
Study Questions
317(1)
Practical Exercises
317(1)
From The Catechism
318(1)
The Incarnation
319(20)
The Son Of David
322(1)
Chart: Family Of David
323(1)
Hail Mary
324(3)
The Birth Of Jesus
327(2)
Map: The Journeys Of Jesus
329(1)
Nunc Dimittis
330(1)
The Epiphany
331(1)
The Holy Innocents
332(1)
Teaching The Teachers
333(2)
Supplementary Reading
335(1)
Vocabulary
336(1)
Study Questions
337(1)
Practical Exercises
337(1)
From The Catechism
338(1)
What Jesus Did
339(24)
John The Baptist Makes Straight The Way
341(2)
Jesus Baptized
343(2)
The Temptation In The Wilderness
345(2)
Water Into Wine
347(1)
Cleansing The Temple
348(2)
The Land Of Zebulun And Naphtali
350(1)
Map: Jesus' Galilean Ministry
351(1)
Healing The Sick
352(1)
Who Sinned?
353(1)
Casting Out Demons
354(1)
Eating With Sinners
355(1)
Women And Samaritans
356(1)
The Twelve
356(1)
Map: Jesus' Journey To Jerusalem
357(1)
Hosanna To The Son Of David
358(1)
Supplementary Reading
359(1)
Vocabulary
360(1)
Study Questions
361(1)
Practical Exercises
361(1)
From The Catechism
362(1)
What Jesus Taught
363(16)
Teaching With Authority
364(1)
Parables
365(1)
The Kingdom Of God Is At Hand
366(1)
Born From Above
367(1)
The Letter Of The Law Is Not Enough
368(2)
The Last Shall Be First
370(1)
The First Shall Be Last
371(1)
Love Your Enemies
372(1)
God's Grace Is Undeserved
373(1)
Pray Without Ceasing
374(1)
Jesus Is The Bread Of Life
374(2)
Supplementary Reading
376(1)
Vocabulary
377(1)
Study Questions
377(1)
Practical Exercises
378(1)
From The Catechism
378(1)
The Cup Of Consummation
379(26)
The Missing Cup
380(2)
In Gethsemane
382(2)
Jesus Arrested In Gethsemane
384(1)
Peter's Denial
385(1)
Blasphemy!
386(1)
Judas Repents
387(1)
Pilate Examines Jesus
388(1)
Crucify Him!
388(2)
Jesus Crucified
390(4)
Behold Your Mother
394(1)
The Last Cup
394(3)
Sidebar: Pontius Pilate
397(1)
Sidebar: The Crucifixion Psalm
398(2)
Sidebar: The Jews
400(1)
Supplementary Reading
401(1)
Vocabulary
402(1)
Study Questions
403(1)
Practical Exercises
403(1)
From The Catechism
404(1)
The Resurrection
405(12)
The Women Who Met The Risen Lord
408(1)
The Road To Emmaus: Jesus Revealed In The Eucharist
409(2)
The Power To Forgive And Retain Sins
411(1)
Doubting Thomas
411(1)
Back To Galilee
411(1)
Peter's Redemption
412(1)
Map: The Resurrection And Ascension Of Jesus
413(1)
Supplementary Reading
414(1)
Vocabulary
415(1)
Study Questions
415(1)
Practical Exercises
416(1)
From The Catechism
416(1)
Jesus Fulfills The Old Testament
417(14)
Fulfilling The Law And The Prophets
419(1)
The Church Before Jesus
420(1)
1. Jesus Fulfills The Covenant With Adam
421(1)
2. Jesus Fulfills The Covenant With Noah
422(1)
3. Jesus Fulfills The Covenant With Abraham
423(1)
4. Jesus Fulfills The Covenant With Moses
424(1)
The New Exodus
424(1)
Jesus The Passover Lamb
425(1)
5. Jesus Fulfills The Covenant With David
425(2)
Supplementary Reading
427(1)
Vocabulary
428(1)
Study Questions
428(1)
Practical Exercises
429(1)
From The Catechism
429(2)
The Birth Of The Church
431(14)
Restoring The Kingdom
433(1)
Map: Judaism At The Time Of Christ
433(1)
The Election Of Matthias
434(1)
Sidebar: The Upper Room
435(1)
Pentecost
436(1)
Peter's Authority
437(1)
The Martyrdom Of Stephen
438(1)
What The Early Christian Community Was Like
439(1)
Supplementary Reading
440(1)
Vocabulary
441(1)
Study Questions
442(1)
Practical Exercises
442(1)
From The Catechism
443(2)
Reaching Out To All Nations
445(12)
Philip Baptizes The Ethiopian
446(2)
Map: Early Spread Of ``The Good News''
448(1)
Saul The Persecutor
449(1)
Saul's Conversion
450(1)
Are Christians Jews?
451(1)
The Council Of Jerusalem
451(2)
Supplementary Reading
453(1)
Vocabulary
454(1)
Study Questions
455(1)
Practical Exercises
455(1)
From The Catechism
456(1)
Paul, An Apostle
457(16)
Peter And Paul In Acts
459(1)
Apostle To The Gentiles
460(1)
The Law Was Our Custodian
461(1)
Sin Brings Death Through The Law
462(1)
St. Paul's Doctrine Of Justification
463(2)
Map: Paul's First Journey
465(1)
St. Paul's Travels
466(1)
Map: Paul's Second Journey
466(1)
Map: Paul's Third Journey
467(1)
Map: Paul's Journey To Rome
468(1)
Supplementary Reading
469(1)
Vocabulary
470(1)
Study Questions
471(1)
Practical Exercises
471(1)
From The Catechism
472(1)
The New Kingdom
473(14)
The Son Of David
475(2)
The Riddle: How Can David's Son Be David's Lord?
477(3)
The Church Perfectly Fulfills The Davidic Covenant
480(1)
The Davidic Covenant: Seven Primary Features
480(2)
The Davidic Covenant: Three Secondary Features
482(2)
Supplementary Reading
484(1)
Vocabulary
485(1)
Study Questions
485(1)
Practical Exercises
486(1)
From The Catechism
486(1)
The Catholic Church in Scripture
487(16)
Organization Of The Church
488(1)
The Primacy Of Peter
489(1)
Councils Of The Whole Church
490(1)
Sacraments
491(1)
Baptism
492(1)
Confirmation
492(1)
Eucharist
493(1)
Penance
494(1)
Anointing Of The Sick
495(1)
Holy Orders
496(1)
Matrimony
497(1)
Supplementary Reading
498(1)
Vocabulary
499(1)
Study Questions
500(1)
Practical Exercises
500(1)
From The Catechism
501(2)
The End Of History
503(20)
What Jesus Taught About The End Of History
504(1)
The End Of The Old Covenant
505(2)
Map: The Siege Of Jerusalem
507(1)
The Vision Of The Heavenly Liturgy
508(1)
The Liturgy Of The Word
509(3)
The Heavenly Eucharist
512(2)
The Beasts
514(2)
The New Jerusalem
516(1)
The Warning And The Promise
516(3)
Map: Christian Churches And Communities
519(1)
Supplementary Reading
520(1)
Vocabulary
521(1)
Study Questions
521(1)
Practical Exercises
522(1)
From The Catechism
522(1)
How To Read The Bible
523(10)
The Bible Is Literature
525(1)
Spiritual Senses
526(1)
Look To The Church For Guidance
527(1)
What To Read First
528(1)
Pray
529(1)
Supplementary Reading
530(1)
Vocabulary
531(1)
Study Questions
531(1)
Practical Exercises
531(1)
From The Catechism
532(1)
Art and Photo Credits 533(8)
Index 541


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